Alexander McQueen was a British fashion designer and couturier. He was known to push fashion's limits to unknown extremes, and present shows that shocked and surprised the viewers. In his childhood, he often designed dresses for his elder sisters and dreamt about becoming a designer someday. He went on to become a famous fashion designer and his designs displayed contrasting elements like fragility and strength; tradition and modernity; and fluidity and severity. The skills that he learned as an apprentice at Savile Row helped him earn the reputation of creating an impeccably tailored look. His collections had attributes of various fashion techniques, such as the British tailoring, fine workmanship of the French haute couture, and impeccable Italian finishing. Such was his impact on the fashion world that even years after his death he is still considered a legend and his designs continue to make a mark in the industry. A designer of international fame, he had boutiques at all major fashion-hubs around the world, including London, New York, Los Angeles, Milan, and Las Vegas. Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Sarah J Parker, and Rihanna are some of the celebrities who have donned his attires.